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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Sunday Celebrity:Mani Nagappa: sculpturing and vintage cars his love

Chennai city is dotted with statues. Almost every road has one or two. Every half a kilometer you encounter one. Probably because the city has a noted sculptor. Mani Nagappa. There was his father Rao Bahadur M S Nagappa in the 30’s and early 40’s. And sculpting has come seven generations down in his family.

Sri Lankan Minister to Brief the UN Human Rights Council on Fabricated Channel 4 Video Footage

Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management and Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe is participating at the twelfth regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) which commences today (September 14) in Geneva.

Tamil Nadu: Actor Vijay keeps his political ambitions for future

His fan club that turned as Makkal Iyakkam (Peoples Movement) last month, may bloom as a political party later. This was expressed by popular Tamil actor Vijay, addressing media persons at a Vadapalani Kalyana Mandapam on Sunday morning.

Pak Navy gets frigate built in China

The first F-22 P frigate of the Pakistan Navy, PNS Zulfiquar, constructed in China, arrived here on Saturday and took part in the ongoing naval exercises in the Arabian Sea.

Analysis on the video clip published by Channel-4 UK

Given below the technical analysis of the video footage telecast by the Channel 4 Television from the United Kingdom.

Maoist students’ body shuts higher secondary schools

Maoist affiliated All Nepal National Independent Students Union-Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) have enforced closure of all higher secondary schools for four days starting Sunday.

World is Over-armed, Peace is Under-funded, Warns UN Chief

The United Nations is surprised at the continued rise in global military spending - particularly at a time when the international community is grappling with a spreading financial crisis which threatens to undermine the poverty reduction goals of the world body.

Palitha Kohona Visa Issue: Learning Diplomatic Etiquettes & Practices

Diplomatic practices and etiquettes need to be understood to have an effective role in foreign relations, and this Online Daily is constantly in touch with these practices and etiquettes when dealing with global issues to afford reasonable, cogent and thought provoking analyses. Sri Lanka’s Foreign Ministry seems to be ignorant of the difference between ‘practices’ and ‘etiquettes’.

Pakistan approves India’s train service proposal for South Asian region

The Pakistani Ministry of Railways has technically approved an Indian proposal to launch a South Asian regional train service between Bangladesh, India and Pakistan and the proposal has been forwarded to the ministry of foreign affairs and the commerce ministry for further evaluation.

Though the conflict ended, long way ahead - Australian High Commissioner

Though the ending of the conflict the confidence of Australian investors towards Sri Lanka increased, yet there is a long way ahead in relation to the maters said Ms Kathy Klugman, High Commission for Australia in Sri Lanka speaking as the Chief Guest at the 14th AGM of the Sri Lanka – Australia – New Zealand Business Council held at Cinnamon Grand Hotel.

Festering cauldron of Balochistan

Balochistan is attached with Iran as well as with landlocked Afghanistan with which it shares 1200 km border and single crossing point at Chaman. About 8-12000 people cross the border daily and 3-4000 vehicles cross Chaman checkpoint daily.

Sri Lanka Government expedites removal of landmines

Modern equipment worth of Rupees 270 Million has been imported to Sri Lanka to remove landmines. They are being deployed to remove landmines in Manner, said the Minister of Nation Building and Infrastructure Development.


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